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Quinta de Agriboa

The Quinta is surrounded by a beautiful valley that catches the sun from dawn until sunset.
16 reviews
The Quinta is surrounded by a beautiful valley that catches the sun from dawn until sunset.
A beautifully lit 15x8 metre swimming pool is the focal point of the garden.
Made for relaxation.
Perfect for a dip.
Quinta's barbeque and seating area. Flagstones from the old house make up the table.
Perfect for al fresco dining or simply enjoying the sunshine.
The villa is set in four acres of its own land with it's own small vineyard.
Bright and spacious, with lots of natural light the public rooms are open plan.
Leading off the 3 balconies are views over the Labruja valley.
The Quinta has 6 bedrooms in total, sleeping up to 14 people.
All bedrooms on the lower floor are en suite The bathroom upstairs is suitable for wheelchair users.
The large wooden dining table was made by local craftsmen and can sit 14 people.
The Minho region is one of the undiscovered gems of Europe, dubbed the 'new' Tuscany.
The Minho region offers a diverse range of sporting activities at very competitive prices.
Playing golf at Ponte de Lima and Estella is a highlight of the holiday.
Praia do Cabedello lies along the stunning coastline north of Viana do Castello.
Plenty of opportunity for sunbathing, swimming and other water sports.
Many shops can be found in nearby Ponte de Lima, including small boutiques and coffee shops.
Ponte de Lima offers a wide variety of restaurants, from everyday meals to fine dining.
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6 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 14
Ponte de Lima, Viana do Castelo District, Northern Portugal
Quinta de Agriboa is a former farmhouse, built in the late 18th century, which has been beautifully and sensitively restored. The Quinta is surrounded by hectares of vineyards in a beautiful valley that catches the sun from dawn until sunset.

All of the original building has been preserved with restorative stonework that perfectly matches the old walls. The year-long restoration project was filmed for a series of BBC documentaries, broadcast in spring 2009, where the programme makers commented on the 'breathtaking skill of local craftsmen'.
Listing #HL473410
About the Owner
John M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We have a local agent who welcomes all guests to the villa and gives them a tour of the facilities. Sergio also provides excellent travel directions for guests who are arriving at the airport. He gives all guests his mobile number and email and they can contact him at any point during the holiday. Sergio and his wife Diana, who runs a travel agency, can also help organise trips and activities or book tables in local restaurants. They can also book a local cook who will come to the villa to prepare and serve a traditional Portuguese meal. this is a highlight for many families.
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

We're just back from two weeks here and I can't recommend it highly enough. Loads of space, huge garden, private pool, table tennis - the most addictive game ever - fabulous spacious house and just ten minutes drive from the town. It has to said...More

Thank Joan M
Management response:Responded 9 July 2018

Joan, Thank you very much for this review. Delighted that you enjoyed it. Our own family are at the villa for a fortnight. Ten of us had dinner in a restaurant within walking distance of the house last night - starter, main course and a...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

Our flight was delayed and finding the entrance to the bumpy little approach lane was a challenge in the dark - but Sergio was still waiting to give us a friendly welcome. The sun rose the next morning on a very high quality and spacious...More

Thank GriiffConsultancy
Management response:Responded 5 April 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Quinta de Agriboa. As you say, it is a wonderful part of the world and offers so much to visitors. We hope to welcome you...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing villa, beautiful area. We were 2 families with 9 children ranging from 20 months to 15, there was ample space in the villa which is beautifully restored. The villa is well equipped with plenty of outside space which is wonderfully kept with a fantastic...More

Thank Emma R
Management response:Responded 17 September 2017

Hi, thank you very much for your review. I am delighted that you had a good holiday. It would be lovely to welcome you back at some stage. all the best John

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(8)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
This house is perfect for families and large groups. We ask guests to smoke outside on the deck. The villa has tiled flooring throughout and we know that glasses and crockery...
    2 Full baths
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Fulls
    1 Crib
    8 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Ponte de Lima, the oldest town in Portugal, takes its name from a 1000 year old Roman bridge that crosses the Lima river. Narrow cobbled streets, historic buildings and atmospheric pubs and restaurants - this is a great place to wander.In Ponte de Lima you can choose from: Che Guevara Bar (interesting, eclectic clientele, centre of Ponte de Lima), Umbrella Bar;,up the hill and next door, frequented by a younger crowd, late night dancing downstairs), Sports Bar (across the lane from Restaurante Beco das Salas, downstairs live football matches, upstairs pool and darts with locals).Ponte de Lima offers a wide variety of restaurants, from everyday meals to fine dining. Compared to the rest of Europe, they are offer exceptionally good value. People visit the traditional Beco Das Selas restaur... more
Getting around
We recommend that guests hire a car but there are other ways of getting round. Local taxis provide a very good service and are excellent value. There is also a regular bus service from the end of the road leading to the villa into Ponte de Lima, the nearest town.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Porto: 80.0 km
Railway: Viana do Costelo: 20.0 km
Most guests arrive through the airports. Porto is the closest ( about 45 minutes away) but some people also use Lisbon airport (3.5 hours). Some guests also arrive through Vigo airport which is across the border in Spain but is less than an hour from Quinta de Agriboa. We recommend that guests hire a car and there is plenty parking space at the villa.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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